On April 11, 2022, Legal 500, a global legal directory, released its rankings of leading law firms and lawyers in Europe, Middle East and Africa - Legal 500 EMEA 2022.
Uzbekistan announces tenders for the construction of solar and wind power plants
The Ministry of Energy of the Republic of Uzbekistan has announced that in the near future there will be announced a tender for the construction of solar and wind power plants with a total capacity of 400 MW in Kashkadarya and Fergana regions. The Asian Development Bank (the “ADB”) will provide consultations on tenders under the ADB SOLAR-2 project.
GRATA International leads Kazakhstan rankings in Asialaw 2022 rankings
The recently published edition of asialaw 2022, the definitive guide to Asia's leading law firms and lawyers, released its recommendations and identified legal experts in practice areas and industry sectors across 23 jurisdictions in Asia-Pacific.
On July 12, 2021, Milli Majilis of the Republic of Azerbaijan adopted a new Law “On the Use of renewable energy sources in the production of electricity” dated May 31, 2021
Consisting of 3 chapters and 20 articles, this law regulates the legal, economic and organizational bases for the use of renewable energy sources in the electricity generation, as well as support mechanisms to promote the electricity generation from renewable energy sources and other relations in this field.
Yerbolat Yerkebulanov held a corporate webinar titled Legal Support for Construction in the Oil and Gas Sector, organized by GSS Training Center
On 13-14 July 2021, Yerbolat Yerkebulanov (partner of GRATA Kazakhstan) held a corporate webinar titled Legal Support for Construction in the Oil and Gas Sector, organized by GSS Training Center.
Chikanayev Shaimerden, Partner of GRATA Almaty spoke at the seminar: Gas Market Reform along the Belt and Road
On June 17, 2021, an online seminar "Gas Market Reform along the Belt and Road" was held.
Major agreements on key oil and gas projects of Uzbekistan were signed
Signing of major agreements in the oil and gas sector of Uzbekistan was held on 6 April 2021. Between the Ministries of energy, Finance of the Republic of Uzbekistan, JSC “Uztransgaz” and VEB.RF, “Gazprombank” and JSC “EKSAR” signed a memorandum on mutual understanding on the organization of financing of the project “Modernization of gas transportation system”.
A leading Russian law firms rating directory Pravo-300 released the results of its first ever research of legal markets of CIS countries. The main goal of Pravo-300 International is to provide an overview of the regional legal market, identify main players and help Russia law firms find reliable partners for projects in the local jurisdictions.
"Moldovagaz" through its subsidiary "Transavtogaz" will continue to develop its presence on the gas motor fuel market of Moldova
"Moldovagaz" through its subsidiary "Transavtogaz" will continue to develop its presence on the gas motor fuel market of Moldova by modernizing a number of existing compressor stations and building new ones.
O`ztashqineftgaz will be privatized through negotiated auction
JSC “O`ztashqineftgaz” which is subdivision of JSC “Uzbekneftegaz” has put on sale a package of controlling shares of the state share in the amount of 51% through the negotiation auction.
Shah Deniz begins gas deliveries to Europe
On 31st December 2020, the Shah Deniz consortium announced commencement of commercial gas deliveries to Europe from the Shah Deniz gas field in the Caspian Sea offshore Azerbaijan via the newly completed Southern Gas Corridor (SGC) pipeline system.
Azerbaijani Tariff Council changes retail prices for some goods, services
The Tariff Council of the Republic of Azerbaijan held its regular meeting on January 4, 2021.The State Oil Company (SOCAR) has approached the Council with a proposal to raise retail prices for natural gas, AI-92 gasoline and diesel fuel.